vitamins

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vitamins
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  1. vit A def
    night blindness
  2. vit A overdose
    • beta caratinema (yellow or orange skin with normal sclera)
    • biot's spots
  3. Vit B1 def
    • Beri Beri
    • from alcohol -- wernike kosakoff syndrome
  4. vit B2 def
    • riboflavin
    • cheilosis
  5. Vit B3 def
    • Niacin
    • pellagra (4D's)
    • causes vasodilation
  6. Vit B6
    • Pyridoxine
    • recommended for Carpal Tunnel
    • natural diuretic
  7. Vit B9 def
    • Folic acid
    • megaloblasictic anemia (macro)
    • glossitis
  8. folic acid
    • increases with pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects
    • improves pain in legs at night
  9. vit B12 def
    • caused by lack of intrinstic factor
    • megaloblastic anemia (postive shillings test)
    • may present with PLS
  10. Vit C def
    • ascorbic acid
    • scurvy, bleeding gums, poor wound healing, burises)
    • smokers
  11. avoid if kindey stones are present
    needed for iron absorption
    vit C
  12. Vit C excess
    diarrhea
  13. Vit D def
    rickets, rachitic rosary, saber shin, mc def in children in cold climates
  14. most potant antioxidant
    vit C
  15. Tocopherol
    • Vit E
    • antioxidant for cardiovascular system
  16. Vit K
    • "menidione"
    • made by intestinal flora
    • used for clotting
    • blood thinners are contraindicated with vit K def
  17. Omega 3 FA
    treats hypercholesterolemia and natural anti-inflammatory
  18. Zinc
    prostate health, wound healing, immune system, skin health
  19. Selenium excess
    damange to hair nails and skin
  20. Chromium
    • Glucose tolerance factor -Cr and insulin get glucose into cell
    • essential for diabetes
    • Black pepper
  21. under age 14
    pediatrician
  22. where do you refer AIDS patients?
    immunologist

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